News

News

Model railway fans on track for annual exhibition

News
Brits are notoriously over-packers when it comes to holidays abroad.

Sun seeking Brits are paying the price for being a nation of over-packers

News
Revellers enjoy this year's Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival

Blues Festival to return for 2018

News
(From left) Jeff Cortez (Lending Services Assistant), Steve Robinson (Head Of Lending), and Elsa Parker (Senior Underwriter).

In the bank: Nelson runner raises for British Heart Foundation

News

Law firm's inaugural charity ball smashes fundraising target

News

"Hot-head" charged after racist rant at police

News

Colne Town Council's spook-tacular Halloween

News

Jobs Boohoom in time for Christmas

Business
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport

"Hot-head" charged after racist rant at police

News
former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk woman kicked police officer

Crime
The 46-year-old admitted to the charges.

Colne mother's £7,000 housing benefit fraud

Crime

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education
Pupils celebrate their school's success

Headteacher praised for transforming school

Education

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education
Mark Taft (left) with apprentices.

Nelson & Colne College chef initiative claims national award

Business

In the bank: Nelson runner raises for British Heart Foundation

News
Burnley Jobcentre

Jobs Boohoom in time for Christmas

Business
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
Lenders have been tweaking the rates they are offering upwards in recent weeks

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business

Pendle to be carved up in radical boundary proposals

News
Burnley MP Julie Cooper, Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans and Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson will see their constituencies change

Ballot box carve up and fewer MPs on the cards

Politics
The Government has been accused of double standards

Row breaks out over house building policy

News
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment
The author, playwright and broadcaster Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett urges public funding of 'indispensable' libraries

Politics

Ribble Rivers Trust's new walk route

News

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
Cottages.com has a 15-year partnership with the RSPB.

Earby company helps raise £1m with the RSPB

Environment
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment

In the bank: Nelson runner raises for British Heart Foundation

News
It's common to feel tired, stressed, and short-tempered in early parenthood.

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health
Most still feel youthful because they have a positive outlook on life

Brits are not officially 'over the hill' until the age of 83

Health
Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

Health
Be brave and don't shave this December.

Decembeard: North West ready to tackle bowel cancer

News